Today the Holy Father received in audience:
- His Excellency Mr. Sameh Shoukry, Foreign Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt;
- His Eminence Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops;
- His Excellency Mr. Joseph Muscat, prime minister of Malta, with his wife and family;
- The Reverend Fr. Gerard Francisco Timoner III, master general of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans);
- Participants in the International Forum of Catholic-inspired NGOs;
- Members of the Catholic Association of Cinema Operators – Sale della Comunità.
The Pope has received in audience:
- Archbishop Alberto Ortega Martín, titular of Midila, apostolic nuncio in Chile.